• Full Time
  • Anywhere


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Position Overview:

Working within an industry leading organisation at Finning, and the largest CAT dealership in the UK and Ireland, your role as Rebuild Repair Engineer will be carrying out reconditioning and maintenance on Caterpillar products and supporting 2nd life overhauls. You will ensure that the refurbishment of Caterpillar products within the Construction Equipment product group operate, and will continue to operate for the foreseeable future, to Finning standards and customer requirements

Job Description:

Major Job Functions

Undertake a detailed inspection of the machine to confirm or expand on any initial field inspection report so that a commercial assessment of the likely repair, replacement refurbishment work can be made.

Carry out standard diagnosis tests on machine components to enable more accurate cost evaluations or for the issue of condition and warranty agreements to customers.

Produce a comprehensive list of parts and materials required for the proposed machine preparation work.

Undertake overhaul, repair or refurbishment work on the machine to the agreed work plan, removing and dispatching components for specialist attention, re-installing the original or replacement part or repairing original parts.

Inspect and test completed machine to ensure unit is operating to expected performance levels.

Specific Skills

  • Flexibility, organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, work accuracy/numeracy and quality orientated
  • Work autonomously on own initiative and also well as part of a team
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to build positive relationships across all levels of the business
  • Motivated and dynamic self-starter
  • Strong planning and organisational skills with the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Effective problem-solver with strong analytical skills
  • A committed and positive attitude along with an obvious customer focus and the ability to build a positive rapport with customers
  • Knowledge

  • Deep understanding of the use of general service manuals and computerised Service Information System (SIS) from the OEM 
  • Practical knowledge of tooling and specialised equipment to conduct repairs on difficult and heavy machinery
  • Practical knowledge of rigging, slinging and jacking procedures
  • Electrical, hydraulic and mechanical fitting knowledge
  • Accountability

    Adhere to agreed job times. Ensure the highest quality of finished machines. Maintain availability of machines ready to hire and presentation of machine stock parked in yard. Ensure positive feedback/nil customer complaints. Constant awareness of SHEQ obligations and zero accidents by maintaining a tidy and safe working area.

    Education and Experience

    Preferably with a background in materials handling

    A licence to drive reach trucks is required

    Practical experience in operating construction equipment in confined spaces and mechanical fitting work on large-scale machines


    We are committed to diversity at Finning, to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Finning does not discriminate against applicants based on genders, races, national and ethnic origins, religions, ages, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities.

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